Bokaro District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Bokaro district of Jharkhand has total population of 2,062,330 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,072,807 are males while 989,523 are females. In 2011 there were total 394,918 families residing in Bokaro district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bokaro district is 922.

Bokaro district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 47.7% people lives in Urban areas while 52.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81% while that in the rural areas is 63.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bokaro district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bokaro district is 293786 which is 14% of the total population. There are 152803 male children and 140983 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bokaro is 923 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Bokaro district.

The total literacy rate of Bokaro district is 72.01%. The male literacy rate is 70.76% and the female literacy rate is 51.99% in Bokaro district.

Population
2,062,330
Literacy
72.01%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Bokaro district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bokaro Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bokaro district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 293,786 152,803 140,983
Literacy 72.01% 70.76% 51.99%
Scheduled Caste 299,227 154,297 144,930
Scheduled Tribe 255,626 129,233 126,393
Illiterate 788,810 313,719 475,091

Caste-wise Population - Bokaro district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.4% of total population in Bokaro district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 299,227 154,297 144,930
Schedule Tribe 255,626 129,233 126,393

Religion-wise Population - Bokaro district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,636,460 (79.35%) 853,598 782,862
Muslim 241,451 (11.71%) 125,472 115,979
Christian 13,730 (0.67%) 6,799 6,931
Sikh 4,174 (0.2%) 2,153 2,021
Buddhist 1,890 (0.09%) 1,570 320
Jain 2,045 (0.1%) 1,066 979
Other Religion 160,524 (7.78%) 81,026 79,498
No Religion Specified 2,056 (0.1%) 1,123 933

Literacy Rate - Bokaro district

The total literacy rate of Bokaro district was 72.01% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,273,520 literates, males were 759,088 while females were 514,432. Also the male literacy rate was 82.51% and the female literacy rate was 60.63% in Bokaro district.

  Bokaro district Jharkhand
Female 60.63% 55.42%
Male 82.51% 76.84%
Total 72.01% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Bokaro district

The Sex Ratio of Bokaro district is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Bokaro district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 923 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Bokaro district.


Population Density - Bokaro district

The total area of Bokaro district is 2,883 km2. Thus the density of Bokaro district is 715 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 437 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,446 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bokaro district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bokaro, 47.7% people lived in urban regions while 52.3% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 983,644 out of which 517,853 were males while remaining 465,791 were females. In rural areas of Bokaro, male population was 554,954 while female population was 523,732.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bokaro was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bokaro was 894 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bokaro were 124,092 which is 12.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bokaro was 944 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bokaro was 944 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bokaro for urban regions was 81.01 percent in which males were 88.81% literate while female literacy stood at 72.35%. The total literate population of Bokaro was 1,273,520. Similarly in rural areas of Bokaro, the average literacy rate was 63.5 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.41% and 49.81% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bokaro were 577,178.

Rural Urban
Population % 52.3% 47.7%
Total population 1,078,686 983,644
Male population 554,954 517,853
Female population 523,732 465,791
Sex ratio 944 899
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 944 894
Child population 169,694 124,092
Literates 577,178 696,342
Average literacy 63.5% 81.01%
Male literacy 76.41% 88.81%
Female literacy 49.81% 72.35%

Child Population - Bokaro district

According to Census 2011, there were 293,786 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bokaro district. Out of which 152,803 were male while 140,983 were female.


Working Population - Bokaro district

In Bokaro district out of total population, 685,368 were engaged in work activities. 55.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 685,368 workers engaged in Main Work, 50,940 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,861 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 380,304 327,840 52,464
Cultivators 50,940 40,804 10,136
Agriculture Labourer 23,861 18,013 5,848
Household Industries 10,564 7,646 2,918
Other Workers 294,939 261,377 33,562
Marginal Workers 305,064 179,837 125,227
Non Working 1,376,962 565,130 811,832

Bokaro district Map


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